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DESPISED ICON - Day Of Mourning (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Taken from the album "Day Of Mourning". Century Media 2009.

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Day of Mourning on Wikipedia
Day of Mourning
Artwork by Felix Rancourt
Studio album by Despised Icon
ReleasedSeptember 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
LanguageEnglish, French
LabelCentury Media
ProducerYannick St-Amand
Despised Icon chronology

Day of Mourning is the fourth studio album by Canadian deathcore band Despised Icon. It was released September 22 through Century Media Records. The album is featured in four different editions, including; the standard, the United States exclusive Hot Topic edition, the Europe Exclusive LTD digipak edition, the iTunes edition and the Japanese edition.


  • 1 Background
  • 2 Reception
  • 3 Track listing
  • 4 Credits
    • 4.1 Personnel
    • 4.2 Studios
  • 5 Charts
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links


Day of Mourning was recorded during early 2009 at Projecson Recording Studio and was produced by their former guitarist, Yannick, St-Amand and was mixed by Andreas Magnusson and mastered by Alan Douches.[1] The album marks the first Despised Icon release to feature guitarist Ben Landreville and bassist Max Lavelle in the band.

The song "MVP" was released as the album's first single on July 17, 2009. The title track was released as the album's second single and had a music video produced for it which was directed by Montreal hip hop video production company, Kartel Films. The song "Day of Mourning" is also featured as downloadable content for the Rock Band video games via the Rock Band Network.[2]


The album reached #162 on the Billboard 200 and #6 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers, selling 3,000 copies its first week of release.[6]


Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[7]


Despised Icon
  • Alex Erian – vocals
  • Steve Marois – vocals
  • Eric Jarrin – guitar
  • Ben Landreville – guitar, gang vocals
  • Max Lavelle – bass guitar
  • Alex Pelletier – drums
Additional musicians
  • Kevin McCoughey – gang vocals
  • Gabriel McCoughry – gang vocals
  • Elliot Desgagné – gang vocals
  • Ghyslain Fredet – gang vocals
  • Sebastien Painchaud – gang vocals
  • Chris Donaldson – gang vocals
  • Yannick St-Amand – production, engineering
  • Chris Donaldson – recording
  • Eric Jarrin – recording
  • Andreas Magnusson – mixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
Artwork and design
  • Felix Rancourt – artwork, layout


  • Northen Studio, QC, Canada – production, engineering
  • Garage Studio, QC, Canada – recording
  • Eric Jarrin's place, QC, Canada – recording
  • Planet Red Studio, VA, USA – mixing
  • West West Side Music, NJ, USA – mastering


  1. ^ DESPISED ICON To Release 'Day Of Mourning' In September
  2. ^ The Music // Rock Band
  3. ^ Gorania, Jay H. "Despised Icon Day of Mourning Review - Review of Day of Mourning by Despised Icon". 
  4. ^ Freeman, Phil. Day of Mourning - Despised Icon at AllMusic
  5. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "CD Reviews - Day of Mourning Despised Icon". Blabbermouth. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ Day of Mourning (booklet). Despised Icon. Century Media. 2009. 
  8. ^ "Despised Icon – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Despised Icon.
  9. ^ "Despised Icon – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Despised Icon.

External links

  • Day of Mourning at Despised Icon's official website
  • Day of Mourning at AllMusic

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